STAUROLITE GemShoppy March 13, 2015 Gemstones Staurolite is known as the Fairy Cross Stone. Staurolite was believed to be formed from tears the fairies shed when they heard the news of Christs death. It is traditionally known as a protective stone and a talisman for good luck. Staurolite enhances and strengthens rituals and is said to be used in white magic ceremonies. It is said to access the ancient wisdom of the Middle East. The Fairy Cross connects the physical, etheric and spiritual planes, promoting communication between them. Staurolite also can be used to assist in the relief of depression, addictions and stress. An excellent stone for those wishing to stop smoking and healing the effects. Staurolite is helpful for those seeking to give up self destructive habits, pick up healthy habits and reduce resistance to positive changes. It assists in the understanding of the hidden behind such addictions and provides grounding energy to those who have used nicotine to anchor them to the earth. It can instigate purging of negative energies. It can help to stay centered and grounded. Metaphysical healing lore says Staurolite assists in muscle and blood formation, maintaining general health. It is a stone to use in countering the effects of aging. Staurolite harmonizes well with ruby, blue kyanite, green kyanite, green apophyllite and garnet. Staurolite is associated with the root, heart and third eye chakras. Gain control over the elemental forces, protective, lucky, or elemental.